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ton /tʌn/
  • danh từ
    • tấn
      • long ton; gross ton: tấn Anh (1016 kg)
      • metric ton: tấn (1000 kg)
      • short ton; net ton: tấn Mỹ (907, 2 kg)
    • ton (đơn vị dung tích tàu bè bằng 2, 831 m3)
    • ton (đơn vị trọng tải của tàu bè bằng 1, 12 m3)
    • (thông tục) rất nhiều
      • tons of people: rất nhiều người
      • I have asked him tons of times: tôi đã hỏi nó rất nhiều lần
    • (nghĩa bóng) tốc độ 160 km poào ặn['tɔnəpbɔiz]
    • danh từ
      • (từ lóng) những chàng trai thích lái mô tô 160 km poào ặn['tounl]
      • tính từ
        • (âm nhạc) (thuộc) âm
      Concise Dictionary
      +a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
      +a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds

      Advanced English Dictionary
      + noun
      1 [C] (plural tons or ton) a unit for measuring weight, in Britain 2 240 pounds (long ton) and in the US 2 000 pounds (short ton): (informal) What have you got in this bag? It weighs a ton!
      Compare: TONNE
      2 [C] a unit for measuring the size of a ship. 1 ton is equal to 100 CUBIC feet.
      3 (tons) [pl.] (informal) a lot: They've got tons of money. + I've still got tons to do.
      4 (a / the ton) (BrE, informal) 100, especially when connected with a speed of 100 miles per hour: He was caught doing a ton.
      Idioms: like a ton of bricks (informal) very heavily; very severely: Disappointment hit her like a ton of bricks. + They came down on him like a ton of bricks (= criticized him very severely).
      Collocation Dictionary

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      and measures ~ of
      I always drink gallons of water.

      half a, a quarter of a ~
      half a litre of milk

      a half/quarter
      hour, inch, mile, ounce, pint, poundThey used to sell corned beef at 2d a quarter pound.

      cubic, square ~
      One litre is equivalent to 1,000 cubic centimetres.

      ~ square
      The room is about 15 metres square.

      ~ broad, deep, high, long, tall, thick, wide
      The new dock was 230 m long and 92 m broad.

      ~ bigger, cooler, faster, heavier, lighter, slower, etc.
      The climate was several degrees warmer than it is now.

      about, approximately, around ~
      1 foot = approx. 0.3 metres

      be, cover, measure, span, stretch (for) ~
      used with measures of distance and areaThe National Park covers 3,000 acres. The sandy beach stretches for over four miles.

      be, weigh ~
      used with measures of weightShe weighed over ten stone.

      be, last, take ~
      used with measures of timeIt takes approximately 365 and a quarter days for the earth to revolve around the sun.

      in a ~
      How many centilitres are there in a litre?

      in ~s
      We were asked to estimate the temperature of the room in degrees.

      to a/the ~
      My car does 10 miles to the litre.

      a, per ~
      They're 99p a dozen. a safety threshold of 50 mg of nitrates per litre

      by the ~
      Apples are sold by the kilogram.

      of ~
      The path will be built to a width of 2 metres.

      ~ in area, length, volume, weight, size, etc.
      Killer whales are up to ten metres in length.

      ~ by ~
      a huge room measuring 50 m by 18 m

      to the nearest ~
      Give your answer to the nearest metre.

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